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Summer School - Language Arts

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Summer Reading Assignment - Gr. 7 & 8

 

Book List

https://ms.wdeptford.k12.nj.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_3744/File/Curriculum/Summer%20Reading%20List%20_%202019.pdf

 

https://ms.wdeptford.k12.nj.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_3744/File/Curriculum/Grades%207%20and%208%20Summer%20Reading%20Assignment.pdf

 

 

 

Interactive Language Arts

 

http://www.writingfix.com/PDFs/RICA_PDFS/constructed_response/bloomsverbs.pdf

Bloom's Taxonomy Question Stems 

 

 

http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-la.htm - LA Interactives

 

http://www.toonuniversity.com/free/elementary-education-4th-6th.asp - Toon University

 

http://www.storybee.org/13through14/13through14.html - Interactive Stories - Audio

 

http://americanfolklore.net/ - Folk Tales

 

http://www-ma.beth.k12.pa.us/jhoke/jhwebquest/jhwebquest.htm - Fairy Tale Webquest

 

 

 

http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic93.htm#2 - Stories Online

 

http://www.grimmfairytales.com/en/main - The Grim Brothers Fairy Tales

 

http://www.storybee.org/10through12/10through12.html - Stories by Age Group - Audio

 

 http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/text.htm -Literacy Zone (UK) Interactive Sources

 

 

 

 

 

 

Literary Elements 

 

http://www.learner.org/interactives/story/index.html - Literary Elements - Cinderella

 

http://quizlet.com/753685/literary-terms-for-middle-school-flash-cards/ - Literary Element Flashcards - Terms with Audio

 

http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/readingliterature/literary_elements_devices/menu.htm - Literary Elements - Defined, Examples

 

http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/readingliterature/literary_elements_devices/three_little_pigs.pdf - Literary Elements Chart - 3 Little Pigs

 

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/lit-elements/ - Literary Elements Mapping - Read, Write, Think - Interactive

 

http://writingfix.com/PDFs/RICA_PDFS/constructed_response/solid_versus_unsolid_CR_Questions.pdf - Constructed Response Examples

 

 

http://www.writingfix.com/rica/constructed_response.htm - Constructed Response Sources

 

 

 

http://www.shol.com/agita/pigs.htm - 3 Pigs Story/Wolf's Story

 

http://www.shol.com/agita/wolfside.htm - Wolf's Story

 

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type0124.html - 3 Pigs & Other Tales

 

http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/literature/ileh-ms/ielts.php - Literary Elements - Glencoe - Interactive

 

http://quizlet.com/3595209/short-story-elements-exam-fall-2010-flash-cards/ - Literary Elements Flashcards

 

 

 

 

 

 

Setting 

 

 http://staff.fcps.net/tcarr/shortstory/plot1.htm - Setting, Plot, Character

 

 

Plot

 

http://www.learner.org/interactives/literature/read/plot1.html - Plot Elements

 

http://www.learner.org/interactives/literature/read/plot2.html - What goes into the Plot?

 

 

 

Point of View

 

http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/readingliterature/literary_elements_devices/pov.pdf - Point of View - Defined, Examples

 

http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/readingliterature/literary_elements_devices/pov.htm =- Point of View

 

 

 

http://www.ghoststories.ws/the-ghost-of-lincoln-middle-school.html - Ghost Stories

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5th Grade

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th_lang_new.htm - 5th Grade LA

 

 http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th.htm - Internet for Classrooms

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th_lang_new.htm - English Language Standards

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th_original.htm - 5th Grade Skills

 

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/grammar_tutorial.htm - Grammar Game

 

 

http://www.globalclassroom.org/ecell00/javamath.html - Gr. 4 - 6

 

http://teachers.henrico.k12.va.us/specialist/marymassie/fifth.htm - 5th Gr. Resources

 

http://www.iq.poquoson.org/ - Interactive Quizzes - Tammi Mahoney

 

http://www.abcya.com/ - Gr. 5

 

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/fifth-grade-vocabulary-games/ - 5th Grade Vocabulary Games

 

http://www.learner.org/interactives/story/index.html - Literary Elements Interactive - Cinderella

 

 http://abcteach.com/directory/reading_comprehension/grades_46/ - Gr. 5 & 6 - ABC Teach

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help/writing_vivid_writing_language_arts_fifth_5th_grade.htm - Tips for Vivid Writing

 

 

 

 

6th Grade

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_6th_lang_new.htm - 6th LA Activities

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/authors_purpose_language_arts_sixth_6th_grade.htm - 6th Grade Activities 

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/authors_purpose_language_arts_sixth_6th_grade.htm - Author's Purpose

 

 

7th Grade  

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help/informational_text_language_arts_seventh_7th_grade.htm - 7th Grade LA

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_7th_original.htm - 7th Grade

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_7th_lang.htm - 7th Grade

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_7th_lang_new.htm -7th Grade Standards

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help/informational_text_reading_comprehension_language_arts_seventh_7th_grade.htm - 7th Grade

 

http://abcteach.com/directory/reading_comprehension/middlehigh_school/ - ABC Teach - Middle School - HS - Stories & Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

8th Grade 

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_8th_lang_new.htm - 8th Grade LA

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_8th_lang_new.htm - 8th Grade

 

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/eighth-grade-vocabulary-games/ - 8th Grade Vocabulary Games

 

http://abcteach.com/directory/reading_comprehension/middlehigh_school/ - ABC Teach - Middle School - HS - Stories & Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

 http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/grammar_tutorial.htm - Parts of Speech Play

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/nouns.htm - Noun Explorer

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/adjectives.htm - Adjective Adventure

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/verbs.htm - Verbs in Space

 

 

http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/gg.cgi?A1=m&A2=0&A3=0&AFUNCT=1&ALEVEL=1 -  Grammar Gorillas - ID Parts of Grammar

http://www.learningplanet.com/act/rats/rats3.htm?rats_advadj - Rats - Adjectives & Adverbs

 

 

 http://www.gamequarium.org/dir/Readquarium/Vocabulary/Homophones/ - Homophone Jeopardy

 

 

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/language_arts/goforgold/content_builder/dswmedia/g3c29/nadia.htm - Homophones/Homographs

 

http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/Phase2delivery/Wales/Literacy/Keystage2/Writing/Homophones/Introduction/ - Homophones - Interactive

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/spelling/recognising/homophones/- Homophone Interactive

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/spelling/recognising/homophones/flash0.shtml - Homophone Pairs Word Game - Interactive

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/spelling/recognising/homophones/quiz.shtml - Homophone Quiz

 

 

 

 

http://www.quia.com/cb/6344.html - Homographs - QUIA Interactive

 

 http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=ESL1402 - Their, They're, Their

 

 

 

http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Orange%20Level/O4%20Complex%20Sentences.html - Complex Sentences

 

Setting 

http://bogglesworldesl.com/setting.htm - The Setting of a Story WS 

 

 

 

 

Characters

 

http://bogglesworldesl.com/character.htm - Character WS 

 

 

Figurative Language

 

 

http://www.speechlanguage-resources.com/support-files/figurativelanguageworksheet.pdf - Figurative Language Graphic Organizer - ID Examples in Text

 

http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/using_similes/eng/Introduction/default.htm - Similies - Defined, Examples, Poetry

 

 

http://bogglesworldesl.com/simile_worksheets.htm - Similies

 

http://www.spellingcity.com/figurative-language.html - Figurative Language WS

 

http://www.kidskonnect.com/component/content/article/20-language-arts/343-figurative-language.html - Figurative Language - Definitions & Examples 

 

http://www.starrmatica.com/standalone/starrMaticaFigurativeLanguageBaseball.swf - Figurative Language Baseball - Interactive Game

 

http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/personificationpractice.html - Personification Activity

 

http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonrepro/lessonplans/profbooks/personificationexercise.pdf - Personification Activity - Poetry

 

 

 

 

 

Writing 

 http://www.uhv.edu/ac/newsletters/writing/grammartip2006.11.22.htm - Using Vivd Verbs to Create Better Sentences

 

http://writingfix.com/PDFs/Comparison_Contrast/Three_Voice_Storyboard.pdf - 3 Voice Story Board: Focus on Feelings - Persuasive Writing

 

http://writingfix.com/genres/persuasive.htm - Persuasive Writing with HUMOR - Verb Illustrations

 

http://writingfix.com/6_Traits/Voice/JPeterman1.htm - J. Peterman - Inventing Stories for your Favorite Clothes

 

http://writingfix.com/6_Traits/Voice/JPeterman2.htm - Storied for your Favorite Clothes - Student Instruction Page

 

http://writingfix.com/WAC/WAC_Docs/Whats_RAFTS.pdf - RAFTS Guide

 

 http://writingfix.com/WAC/WAC_Docs/RAFTS_Rubric_blank.pdf - RAFT Rubric

 

 

 

Constructed Responses

 

 http://writingfix.com/PDFs/RICA_PDFS/constructed_response/6_steps_for_drafting_constructed_responses.pdf - 6 Steps for Drafting a Constructed Response

 

http://writingfix.com/PDFs/RICA_PDFS/constructed_response/CRorganizer.pdf - Constructed Response Graphic Organizer

 

http://writingfix.com/PDFs/RICA_PDFS/constructed_response/solid_versus_unsolid_CR_Questions.pdf - Solid Response vs. Weak Response - Constructed Response

 

Fifth Grade Practice Passages:

"A Clubhouse for Trevor and Me" a passage for fifth grade reading levels with a CR question, a rubric, and several student samples. The samples are included to encourage you to teach your students how to score constructed responses by using the rubric and looking closely at the question. Thanks to teacher Liz Schroeder for sharing the rubric and the student samples.

"My Grampa's Garden" a passage for fifth grade reading levels with a CR question, a place to build a rubric with your students, and eleven student samples. The samples are included to encourage you to teach your students how to score constructed responses by using the rubric and looking closely at the question. Thanks to teacher Donna Chaney for sharing the rubric and the student samples.

Sixth Grade Practice Passage:

"Clouds Forecast the Weather" a passage for sixth grade reading levels with a CR question, a rubric, and a set of student samples. The samples are included to encourage you to teach your students how to score constructed responses by using the rubric and looking closely at the question. Thanks to teacher Torrey Palmer for sharing the rubric and the student samples.

Seventh Grade Practice Passage:

"Make a Wish, the Rick Gunn Story" a passage for seventh grade reading levels with a CR question, a rubric, and a set of student samples. The samples are included to encourage you to teach your students how to score constructed responses by using the rubric and looking closely at the question. Thanks to teacher Lisa Larson for sharing the rubric and the student samples.

 

 

 

 

Fifth Grade Practice Passages:

Middle School Practice Passages:

High School Practice Passages:

 

 

 

 

http://writingfix.com/PDFs/RICA_PDFS/constructed_response/8grBraille.pdf - Gr. 8 - Braille

 

 

 

Emotional Recipe

 

http://writingfix.com/6_traits/Voice/EmotionalRecipe1.htm - Emotional Recipe Lesson

 

http://writingfix.com/PDFs/6_Traits/voice/Emotional_Recipe_6th_Examples.pdf - 6th Grade Examples

 

http://writingfix.com/PDFs/6_Traits/voice/Emotional_Recipes_MS_Examples.pdf - 7th Grade Examples

 

 

 

 

http://writingfix.com/6_traits/Voice/EmotionalRecipe2.htm - Emotional Recipe - Student Instructions

 

http://writingfix.com/PDFs/6_Traits/voice/Emo_Recipe_Pre_Write_model.pdf - Emotional Recipe Pre-Write Example

 

http://writingfix.com/PDFs/6_Traits/voice/Emo_Recipe_Pre_Write.pdf - Emotional Recipe Pre-Write

 

 

 

Knights Templars - Mysteries of History 

 

http://library.thinkquest.org/10949/fief/medknight.html - Knights - Medieval Knight

 

http://www.studenthandouts.com/01-Web-Pages/01-Picture-Pages/09.11-Middle-Ages/09-Knight-Templar-Medieval-Europe-Crusades.htm - Knights Templar

 

 

http://templartrail.net/ - Templar Trail

 

http://knight-medieval.com/ - Medieval Knights

 

http://education.iupui.edu/webquests/knights/knight.htm - A Day in the Life of a Knight Webquest

 

http://www.knightsandarmor.com/ - Knights & Armor

 

http://www.ehow.com/how_6531754_become-knight.html - How to Become a Knight

 

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=knights+templars&qpvt=knights+templars&FORM=IGRE - Knights Templars Photos

 

http://templarhistory.com/ - Templars History

 

http://www.history.com/news/2011/07/26/who-were-the-knights-templar - Who were the Knights Templars? History.com

 

http://www.history.com/videos/origins-of-the-knights-templar - Origin of the Knights Templars - History Channel

 

 

http://www.history.com/videos/knights-templar-defend-holy-land - Knights Templars Defend the Holy Land - History Channel

 

http://www.history.com/topics/saladin - Saladin - The History Channel

 

 

Grade 5

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th.htm

 

Grade 6 

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_6th.htm

 

 

Grade 7

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_7th.htm

 

 

Grade 8

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_8th.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quizzes 

 

 

Main Idea - ID the Main Idea in the Passage 

http://www.quia.com/servlets/quia.activities.common.ActivityPlayer?AP_rand=1474635207&AP_activityType=6&AP_urlId=120023&AP_continuePlay=true&id=120023

 

 

Main Idea

 

Links verified on 10/31/11

 

  1. Main Idea Quiz - Find the main idea in this Quia quiz.
  2. Finding the Main Idea - Read the passages and tell where the main idea is located.
  3. Get The Idea - Read text to determine the main idea or essential message and identify relevant supporting details and facts.
  4. Identify the Main Idea - Read and answer 4 questions.
  5. Identify the Main Idea - Read and answer 6 questions.
  6. Main Idea and Supporting Detail - Choose the main idea of the paragraphs. Remember to make sure the main idea is covers the entire paragraph, not just one sentence. Quia quiz.
  7. Reading Detective - Reach each paragraph carefully in this Quia quiz and decide what it is mostly about.
  8. Reading Headlines - Read eight headlines and try to determine what the article is about.
  9. Summarize as You Read - When you summarize, eliminate unnecessary details. Focus on the main idea of the whole passage.
  10. Understanding What You Read - Online interactive tutorial and quiz.
  11. What's the Big Idea - Solve a riddle by answering questions about the main idea.

 

 

Comprehension

 

 http://www.tv411.org/reading/understanding-what-you-read/strategies-better-reading - Reading Comprehension

 

http://rhlschool.com/reading.htm - Reading Comprehension WS & Activities

 

 

 

 

Author's Purpose

 

http://internet4classrooms.com/assessment_assistance/assessment_preparation_language_arts_authors_purpose_interactive.htm

 

 http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/authorpur.cfm - Author's Purpose

 

http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/authorpur.cfm - Author's Purpose Examples &  Activity

 

http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/authorpur.cfm

 

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Current Events

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303612804577533122200067472.html - Lowell, MA Teen Voting at 17

 

 

 

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